Presentation on theme: "Corporate Profile Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority By Sharing Success, all people will benefit and bring about many positive relationships to meet."— Presentation transcript:
Corporate Profile Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority By Sharing Success, all people will benefit and bring about many positive relationships to meet our mission as an organization.
SIGA 1995 Non-profit incorporation 100% First Nation owned via Tribal Councils and FSIN. Commenced operations in 1996 with 550 employee’s. Humble beginning in renovated facilities provided by FN S/H’s. Market exclusivity and operating authority via: Gaming Framework Agreement (GFA) (Province: FSIN) Casino Operating Agreement (COA) (SIGA: SLGA) First Nation Mandate: Long Term Focus Create employment opportunities Develop management expertise Support FN Economic Development Financial Returns to FN’s
Operations $268M Revenue 1950 Employees 1870 Slots, 52 Tables Food & Entertainment Venues Customer:Preferences Hospitality Value Employee:Development Satisfaction Investment:Continuous Improvement Northern Lights Casino Prince Albert, 1996 Northern Lights Casino Prince Albert, 1996 Gold Eagle Casino North Battleford, 1996 Gold Eagle Casino North Battleford, 1996 Painted Hand Casino Yorkton, 1996 Painted Hand Casino Yorkton, 1996 Bear Claw Casino White Bear First Nation, 1996 Bear Claw Casino White Bear First Nation, 1996 Dakota Dunes Casino Saskatoon, 2007 Living Sky Casino Swift Current, 2008 Living Sky Casino Swift Current, 2008
Profit Distribution FNARF $2.25 M
Corporate Social Responsibility Community Relations Sponsorships $2% of net earnings invested to support hundreds of community organizations and events each year. Corporate Volunteer Program Launched in 2009, Employee driven volunteer program in support of various community initiatives. SIGA First Nations Scholarship Program Provides opportunities to encourage education and continued learning.
Current Environmental Initiatives Reduce Power Management -LED study, Light sensors -Turning lights off (offices) -Saskpower rebate program -Tipi lights turned off except for special events Printing on both sides of paper Only printing what is needed Earth Day and Earth Hour Pest control contract Avmor chemical program Above ground fuel storage Kitchen Uniforms/bar rags - Alsco Staff Uniforms – Phoenix Dry cleaning Reusable cups /Biodegradable Biodegradable cutlery/take out containers Procurement/contracts/purchasing has a key role Reuse Computer Recycling -IT dept Office/casino furniture -Auctioned or donated Playing Cards – 36,840 decks Cell phone recycling program Free Cycle program Recycle Garbage/Recycling Contracts DDC – Loraas PHC – Ottenbreit NLC, GEC, BCC, LSC – WM Cardboard recycling -Egg crates, boxes Iron Mountain Recycle ink/toner cartridges Bottles returned for refund -Beer and wine -Pop bottles and cans Cooking Oil - 34,400 lbs
64.6% First Nation 7.3% Métis Employment Impact
Employee Development Gateway Employer First time Employer FN Recruitment Channels Developmental Employer Learning Investment Priority Internal and External Success Supportive Workplace Environment Work-life Balance Respecting FN Workplace Culture Top 15 Employer Positive Employee Satisfaction Feedback
First Nation Investment $125M on-reserve capital investment 100% funded by SIGA and Tribal Council Partners 800 new jobs created High quality addition to SK tourism sectors
Governance Structure SIGA won the 2009 National Award for Governance Excellence as determined by the Conference Board of Canada. “SIGA has developed a governance framework with policies and procedures that are consistent with best business and governance practices in Canada. However, more importantly, they also align with the organization’s five guiding principles, allowing it to retain its identity and culture as a First Nations business.” Conference Board of Canada/ Spencer Stuart National Awards in Governance External Auditor Internal Auditor Governance Committee HR & Ethics Committee Strategic Affairs Committee Board of Directors Audit & Finance Committee
Awards and Recognition SIGA has consistently ranked in the top 100 companies in Saskatchewan by SaskBusiness Magazine. In 2008, SIGA was ranked 33 rd. “SIGA has developed a governance framework with policies and procedures that are consistent with best business and governance practices in Canada. However, more importantly, they also align with the organization’s five guiding principles, allowing it to retain its identity and culture as a First Nations business.” Conference Board of Canada/Spencer Stuart National Awards in Governance Recognized by the Conference Board of Canada: 2009 National Award for Governance Excellence SIGA won the award for Exemplary Volunteerism & Community Support at the Canadian Gaming Association’s (CGA) first Canadian Gaming Awards Gala (April 2007) Dakota Dunes Casino featured as cover story in Native American Casino Magazine’s January 2008 edition. In December 2007, SIGA was named “Business of the Year” by SaskBusiness Magazine. SIGA was presented with Tourism Saskatchewan’s Business of the Year Award in April Dakota Dunes Casino was also a finalist for the Gil Carduner award for a marketing campaign over $20,000 Job creation award winner
Our Purpose: Mission: “SIGA will strengthen the lives of First Nations people through employment, economic growth, positive community relations and financial self reliance. This will be done through the operation of distinctive First Nations gaming destination resorts that reflect the traditional aspects of our First Nations culture and hospitality.”